Welcome to the Collier-Friends website, home of the Friends of the Library of Collier County, Inc., located in Naples, Florida.
The Friends of the Library was formed to establish a free public library system in Collier County. The ongoing mission of the Friends is to support and to enrich the services of the Collier County Public Library System. The Friends of the Library is a non-profit 501(c)(3) corporation. Membership dues & donations are tax-deductible.
The Nick Linn Lecture Series is our annual winter lecture and luncheon series featuring four major bestselling authors. The series is named for Friends president, long-time board member and benefactor Nick Linn.
Watch again for four great New York Times bestselling authors to be announced for the 2016! Reserve the dates: February 4, February 18, March 7 and March 14, same hour and place.
Four dynamic bestselling authors in 2016! Three confirmed!
WHEN: Noon: Thursdays, February 4 & 18; Mondays, March 7 & 14 - 2016.
WHERE: Grand Lawn Pavilion, Ritz Carlton Golf Resort,
2600 Tiburon Drive, Naples, FL 34109
Luncheon begins at 12 noon, lecture at 1 pm.
For questions and information, please contact Marlene Kern of the Friends Office at (239) 262-8135.
New to the annual Linn Lectures Series?
Featured writers appearing in past years of this popular series have included Tami Hoag, Nicholas Sparks, James Grippando, James Patterson, Dennis Lehane, Harlan Coben, Linda Fairstein, Sara Paretsky, Lisa Gardner, and Sandra Brown. Enjoy another great lineup of bestselling authors in the 2016 series!